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Conservationists hope Sunshine Coast aerial eco-tourism zip line scheme will not get off the ground

Environmentalists fear a proposed tourism development in the Sunshine Coast hinterland will damage one of the region's last rainforest habitats.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

ABC News

Lake Argyle in Western Australia's remote Kimberley earmarked for future 'second capital'

There has long been talk of the need to more densely populate Australia's north, and Lake Argyle, on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory, has been earmarked as the ideal location.

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NEWS.com.au

Bikies' $1m legal bill in VLAD fight

Campbell Newman is confident he's winning his war on bikies and criminals with the latest statistics showing a decrease in offenses across Queensland UNITED Motorcycle Council Queensland claims it has cost up to $1 million so far to get its case against the state's anti-bikie laws to the High Court.

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Daily Mail

North Brisbane crowned Australia's booziest region with more than...

Shocking figures reveal Australia is a binge-drinking nation with more than 700,000 consuming excessive amounts of alcohol at least once a week.

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Canberra Times

Twin towers planned for CBD fringe

A former South Australian developer plans to spend $400 million on two 25-storey residential towers on the outskirts of Brisbane's CBD.

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Townsville Bulletin

Don't risk another fukushima

Pressed against the window of a helicopter the former Japanese prime minister was faced with the decision on whether to evacuate Tokyo as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster took hold on March 11, 2011.

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Xinhuanet

Singapore is the future of China in urban order

Invited to deliver the graduation speech at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, I was floored by the number of Chinese students in the graduating class.

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Fire Rescue Magazine

Simulation-Based Assessment Facilitates Learning & Enhances Clinical Judgment

Undergraduate paramedics and new firefighter recruits simulate patient extrication at Queensland Combined Emergency Service Academy at Whyte Island in Queensland, Australia.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Supra

U.S. Export-Import Bank Financing of Australian LNG Project Avoids...

In the K&L Gates' Global Government Solutions 2014 Annual Outlook , we reported on a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California raising questions about whether inter-agency consultations required by U.S. law are implicated when the United States provides funding for extraterritorial energy projects.

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Townsville Bulletin

Date of death unclear

A MAN accused of murdering his partner, whose body was discovered after a five-hour stand-off with police, waited up to three days before calling authorities, a court has heard.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Abbott blasts Moscow, faces new pressure to ban Putin from G20

Pressure is mounting on Tony Abbott to push for a ban on President Vladimir Putin attending the Brisbane G20 meeting after Moscow moved troops and tanks into neighbouring Ukraine.

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The Age

Lack of transparency on gas market could lead to taxpayer rip-off in pipeline folly

Number one corporate welfare initiative of the week is indubitably the proposal to build a gas pipeline from west to east.

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ABC News

Staffing levels questioned after Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital death

A former senior manager at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital in south-east Queensland says she was told inadequate staffing at the facility led to the death of an elderly patient.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Google Working to Develop Drone Delivery Program

Google is working to develop its own drone delivery program, called Project Wing.

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NEWS.com.au

Ultimatum for owners of death row dog

THE owners of death row dog Hugo have been thrown a lifeline - but it's triggered a stoush between two Queensland councils.

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ABC News

Cairns double-murder: Brandon Peter MacGowan found guilty of killing Scott Maitland, Cindy Masonwells

It took a Supreme Court jury in Cairns, in far north Queensland, just over two hours to find 43-year-old Brandon Peter MacGowan guilty of the July 2012 killings.

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ABC News

Australian film gets dressed for Bollywood

The wardrobe department for the short film Departure Lounge has been working night and day to add Indian authenticity to the north-Queensland made musical comedy.

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ABC News

Farmers inspire young writers to turn little ideas into beautiful books

"It's the idea that is the hardest, as you have to make it simple, yet you need to get your point across."

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Western morning News

Small Devon firm set for trade down under

An East Devon company is about to make a big impact on the world stage as it launches into the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

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The Age

Melbourne's powerhouse e-shoppers

Melbourne may be Australia's destination shopping city, but the bricks and mortar stores everywhere may want to get online quickly with a new report showing Melburnians buy more online than any other city, followed by Sydney and Toowoomba.

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